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lower left in brown ink: John S. Sargent

Provenance

purchased from the artist by Juliet Trower; Sotheby's London, 20 July 1921, 195; David Croal Thomson, London; John Levy Gallery, New York; (M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1924); Robert Sterling Clark; (M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1927); acquired 1954 by Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969]; bequest to National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
2006
The Poetry of Light: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2006.
2014
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 139.
Bibliography
1998
Ormond, Richard, and Elaine Kilmurray. John Singer Sargent: Venetian Figures and Landscapes, 1893-1913. Complete Paintings, Volume VI. New Haven and London, 2009: no. 1090, repro.